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We need a lot more Indian history in our textbooks: Why Panipat producer Rohit Shelatkar wants a revamp in our curriculum  

He also talks about lessons learnt during the lockdown, why looking back into our historical data can help and how India can get its health back on track post-pandemic

Published on 7th August 2020
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This family from Bengaluru is crowdfunding to provide PPE kits for medical interns and final year students 

Government of Karnataka has announced that they will be roping in final year science students and MBBS students to meet the manpower requirement for Covid testing. Around 2,000 students, who took the

Published on 6th August 2020
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US virologists claim to have identified potential COVID-19 treatment

The research team has been using the National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants to develop antiviral drugs to treat MERS and human norovirus infections

Published on 4th August 2020
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K-CET 2020: Little panic as 'expected questions' in Maths, Biology papers keep students at ease 

Thousands of students attend Biology and Math CET exam amidst pandemic. Social distancing goes for toss at the exam centres, netizens question the government's apathy

Published on 30th July 2020
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K-CET: 40 COVID-positive students write exams with invigilators in PPE kits

There were 40 students who had tested positive for COVID and they still went ahead to write the CET exams. These students were placed at separate exam centres and 11 of them wrote exams in Bengaluru

Published on 30th July 2020
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COVID-19 may increase the risk of blood clots in pregnant women, say scientists 

According to the researchers, including those from the Tufts University School of Medicine in the US, one of the many complications of COVID-19 is the formation of blood clots in previously healthy pe

Published on 30th July 2020
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The future of law in India: Why 94% believe research and analytics is the top skill a lawyer needs

The University has conducted a survey to ‘decode’ the next generation of legal professionals and the impact increasing digitisation will have on law practice in India

Published on 28th July 2020
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This technique could speed up COVID-19 testing, say scientists from Germany

The researchers noted that quantitative RT-PCR can successfully detect viral RNA but requires expensive machinery and chemical reagents that can sometimes be in short supply

Published on 28th July 2020
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Study reveals how renegade protein interrupts brain cell function in Alzheimer's disease

Led by researchers from NYU Grossman School of Medicine, the new study analysed the makeup of such tangles and found 12 proteins that they say have not before been tied to both tau and Alzheimer's 

Published on 28th July 2020
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Reboot, reset needed for a new world: WEF's first-ever digital summit brings together powerful women, insightful views

The panel held across two days is slated to see over 150 sessions and 400 speakers from around the world discussing major global issues and occurences

Published on 25th July 2020
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Researchers develop new tools to rapidly test COVID-19 antibodies

According to the study, the research team developed a number of safer, surrogate viruses that can be used in place of COVID-19 to test the neutralising activity of antibodies

Published on 22nd July 2020
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A new University of California study shows immunity drops quickly in mild COVID-19 cases

The findings raise concern that humoral immunity against SARS-CoV-2 may not be long lasting in persons with mild illness, who compose the majority of persons with COVID-19, said the study

Published on 22nd July 2020
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Why anti-NEET activists are using the pandemic to push for NEET to be removed in MBBS admissions this year

Prince Gajendra Babu, the General Secretary of the Platform writes that the NEET had failed to abolish commercialisation of education and on the contrary had only encouraged it

Published on 21st July 2020
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COVID-19 vaccine likely by end of this year or early next year: AIIMS Doctor

AIIMS Ethics Committee on Saturday gave its approval for conducting the human clinical trial of the indigenously developed COVID-19 vaccine candidate Covaxin

Published on 21st July 2020
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A novel panacea for a pandemic in urban areas: An isolation modelling approach

The criticality of this solution is the fact that without strict isolation in place and having just intermittent curfew, it would be experiencing a sine curve activity of cases decreasing temporarily

Published on 20th July 2020

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